Pablo Trapero Signs On To Direct “The Man In the Rockefeller Suit”

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has officially been tapped to take the reins of THE MAN IN THE ROCKEFELLER SUIT for Pictures. The Argentinian filmmaker recently received the Goya Award for best Ibero-American for El Clan.

The film is an adaptation of the book by which tells the true story of Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, a man who posed as member of the Rockefeller family and conned his way into various jobs on Wall Street and into marriage. When his past finally catches up with him, he is in danger of losing custody of his daughter.

David Barr Katz is penning the script and is producing. Directors Scott Cooper and Walter Salles were previously int talks to direct until Trapero came on board.

In addition to the Goya Award, Trapero’s El Clan was awarded the Silver Lion for best picture at last year’s Venice Festival. He is a two-time Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language for his films Lion’s Den and Carancho.

He is repped by .

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